Keyla Orozco composer
Keyla Orozco (Santiago de Cuba) is established in The Netherlands as an independent artist since 1996. She currently realizes all her music activities through her own enterprise, in which creation and education play the main roll.
Her compositional work has been awarded among others with the Guggenheim and the Cintas Fellowships as well as a MacDowell Residency Fellowship (all three in USA), First and Second Prizes at International Composition Contest René Amengüal in Chile, and the National Cuban prize for Symphonic Composition UNEAC.
During the last 15 years Keyla has received several commissions by the main Arts Funding organizations in The Netherlands; to write for outstanding Dutch ensembles and soloists such as: the Nederlands Kamerkoor, Nederlands Fluitorkest, Asko Ensemble, Nieuw Ensemble, Combustion Chamber, De Ereprijs, Ricciotti Ensemble, David Kweksilber Big Band, Susanna Borsch, Ernestine Stoop, Mikhail Zemtzov, Mondriaan Kwartet, and many others. Her works are regularly performed in festivals and events around the world, at venues like: Carnegie Hall and Merkin Concert Hall in New York, Concertgebouw, Carré Theater, Muziekgebouw aan het Ij, Bimhuis, Tropentheater and Parasdiso Theater in Amsterdam, Teatro Amadeo Roldán in Havana, among others.
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